Tag Archives: Shepherd

George Bentley Walter

George Bentley Walter
b. 25 January 1812, Highland County, Ohio, to John and Mary (Bentley) Walter
d. 12 April 1898, probably Los Angeles County, California

m/1. 1843, Iowa
Tabitha Shepherd
b. about 1814, Bridgeport, Ohio
d. 1848, Iowa

m/2. 1849, Iowa
Ann S. Gruewell
b. about 1832, probably Quincy, Illinois
d. 28 January 1858, Santa Clara County, California

Children with Ann S. Gruewell:
• Georgiana married Walter Pratt
• Mary M. married Walter Stephens

George came to Indiana from Highland County, Ohio, in 1837 and lived in Marion County, Indiana, until leaving for Washington County, Iowa, in 1845.

Submitted by:
Wayne Walter
San Jose CA

William Judd, Jr.

William Judd, Jr.
b. 4 September 1815, Reddes River, Wilkes County, North Carolina, to William M. and Sarah “Sally” (Shepherd) Judd
d. 27 January 1910, Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri

m. about 1835, Ohio
Charlotte Benefield
b. 5 October 1814, Ohio
d. 14 September 1893, Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri

Children with Charlotte Benefield:
• Perry C. (1842-1886) married (1) Caroline Tucker, (2) Elenor Myers
• John (1835-1836)
• Mary (1836-1860)
• Thomas Bell (1838-1895) married Martha W. Sebert
• James W. (b. 1839) married Mary J. [–?–]
• Uriah (1845-1846)
• Francis M. (1847-1848)
• Rubert (1848-1851)
• Joseph R. (1855-1935)

They came to Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, in 1836 and left in 1855.

Submitted by:
Diane Glidewell Fitzgibbons
Lee’s Summit MO
E-mail: sfitzgibbons@micro.com

Isaac C Bovard

Isaac C. Bovard
b. 31 Oct 1817 at Hamilton County, Ohio to Robert Bovard and Margaret McGarvey
d. 27 Jun 1872
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Isaac C Bovard gravestone

Isaac C Bovard gravestone

m. 26 May 1844 at Dearborn County, Indiana
Ursula Shepherd
b. 14 Sept 1825 at Dearborn County, Indiana to James M. Shepherd and Jane Ricketts
d. 24 May 1892
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Ursula Bovard gravestone

Ursula Bovard gravestone

Children with Ursula Shepherd:

  • Olive Bovard (1847–1926), m. Robert Bruce Bascom
  • Elwood Bovard (1851–1922), m. Phoeba Ricketts
  • Coleman Bovard (1856–1935), m. Sarah Elizabeth Manford
  • Juliana Lorraine Bovard (1858–1939), m. William P. McHenry
  • Viola Bovard (1863–1954), m. James Harvey Barker

Isaac C. Bovard moved with his family shortly after his birth to Indiana from Hamilton County, Ohio. By 1820 the family was living in Dearborn County, Indiana, where Isaac’s future wife, Ursula, was born and raised. After their marriage, Isaac and Ursula lived in Cass Township, Ohio County, Indiana, until their deaths.

Submitted by:
Tina Lyons (genwishlist@gmail.com)
Fort Wayne, IN

Olive Bovard

Olive Bovard
b. 22 Feb 1847 at Aberdeen, Ohio County, Indiana to Isaac C. Bovard and Ursula Shepherd
d. 10 Dec 1926 at Cass, Ohio County, Indiana
bur. Littlefield Cemetery, Cotton, Switzerland County, Indiana

Robert Bruce, Olive and Jessie Bascom gravestone

Robert Bruce, Olive and Jessie Bascom gravestone

m. 4 Nov 1866 Ohio County, Indiana
Robert Bruce Bascom 
b. 3 Nov 1839 at Switzerland County, Indiana to Carley H. Bascom and Elizabeth Potter
d. 10 Mar 1907 at Ohio County, Indiana
bur. Littlefield Cemetery, Cotton, Switzerland County, Indiana

Children with Robert Bruce Bascom:

  • Williard Theodore Bascom (4 Jan 1868-30 Mar 1934) m. Susan Sanders (1870-1927)
  • Alice Luella Bascom (3 Mar 1869-19 Feb 1960) m1. John W. Cochran; m2. Benjamin Franklin Vanosdal (1859-1924)
  • Catherine Bascom (20 Aug 1871-)
  • Jessie Florence Bascom (7 Mar 1873-19 Oct 1904)
  • Josephine Bascom (29 Feb 1876-1964) m. Willard S. Tyler (1867-1940)
  • Grace Gertrude Bascom ( 6 Mar 1880-13 May 1929) m. Albert Conner (1870-1945)
  • Charlotte Bascom (1 May 1883-) m. William G. Miller (1880-)
  • Martha Bascom (18 Jul 1887-20 Feb 1952) m. Reuben Kittle (1884-1963)
  • Mary E. Bascom (18 Jul 1887-1973) m. John Dennis (1885-1961)

Olive was the second wife of Robert Bruce Bascom. She was born in Ohio County, Indiana to Isaac C. Bovard and Ursula Shepherd. Olive lived in Ohio County all of her life and had nine children with Robert.

Submitted by:
Tina Lyons
Fort Wayne, IN
E-mail: genwishlist@gmail.com

Robert Bruce Bascom

Robert Bruce Bascom
b. 3 Nov 1839 at Switzerland County, Indiana to Carley H. Bascom and Elizabeth Potter
d. 10 Mar 1907 at Ohio County, Indiana
bur. Littlefield Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Robert Bruce, Olive and Jessie Bascom gravestone

Robert Bruce, Olive and Jessie Bascom gravestone

m/1. 1 Mar 1863 Switzerland County, Indiana
Margaret Littlefield
b. 25 Dec 1839 Indiana to Harvey Littlefield and Mary Ann Bovard
d. 15 May 1866
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

m/2. 4 Nov 1866 Ohio County, Indiana
Olive Bovard
b. 22 Feb 1847 Ohio County, Indiana to Isaac C. Bovard and Ursula Shepherd
d. 10 Dec 1926 Cass Township, Ohio County, Indiana
bur. Littlefield Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Children with Margaret Littlefield:

  • Edward H. Bascom (6 Mar 1864-21 Mar 1944) m. Jennie L. Myers (1866-1951)

Children with Olive Bovard:

  • Willard Theodore Bascom (4 Jan 1868-30 Mar 1934) m. Susan Sanders (1870-1927) May 1891
  • Alice Luella Bascom (3 Mar 1869-19 Feb 1960) m1. John W. Cochran; m2. Benjamin Franklin Vanosdal (1859-1924)
  • Catherine Bascom (20 Aug 1871-)
  • Jessie Florence Bascom (7 Mar 1873-19 Oct 1904)
  • Josephine Bascom (29 Feb 1876-1964) m. Willard S. Tyler (1867-1940)
  • Grace Gertrude Bascom ( 6 Mar 1880-13 May 1929) m. Albert Conner (1870-1945)
  • Charlotte Bascom (1 May 1883-) m. William G. Miller (1880-)
  • Martha Bascom (18 Jul 1887-20 Feb 1952) m. Reuben Kittle (1884-1963)
  • Mary E. Bascom (18 Jul 1887-1973) m. John Dennis (1885-1961)

Robert Bruce Bascom was born in Switzerland County, Indiana in 1839 to Carley H. Bascom and Elizabeth Potter. He enlisted as a musician in the company band of the 16th Indiana Infantry. He mustered out on 23 May 1862 in Washington, D.C.

He first married Margaret Littlefield on 1 Mar 1863 in Switzerland County. Margaret died on 15 May 1866. They had one child, Edward H. Bascom. On 4 November 1866, Robert married Olive Bovard in Ohio County, Indiana. Olive was born in 1847 and was the daughter of Isaac C. Bovard and Ursula Shepherd. Robert and Olive had nine children and lived in Ohio County where Robert worked as a farmer and dry goods merchant.

Robert died on 10 Mar 1907 in Ohio County. Olive died many years later, in 1926, also in Ohio County. They were buried in Littlefield Cemetery in Switzerland County, Indiana, along with their daughter, Jessie Florence Bascom.

Submitted by:
Tina Lyons
Fort Wayne, IN
E-mail: genwishlist@gmail.com